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Post by jubejube on Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:58 am

Hi folks, we just finished the last pat of the 500,lots of autosleepers at Sango sands ,horrible site really dirty ,moved on to Scourie,parked next to a lovely Winchcombe,then back to Dingwell,next to a Kemerton,we have our Lancashire all decorated so we had lots of people taking photos,one lady told us we made her day,so if you see us please come and say hello.  Jubejube
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Post by Paulmold on Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:45 pm

Scenery makes up for poor facilities at Sango. Plus no other sites to compete with. Why the decorations?

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Post by burlingtonboaby on Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:52 pm

We were at Sango last week for 9 days,despite the rain and gale force wind (smashing hab door latches) we loved it.
Yes it's dirty, yes its full of Foreign vans, it cost me £18 a night compared to £35 at Rosemarkie .
Beautiful beaches , we had a great time, met lots of really friendly people.
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Post by Paulmold on Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:56 pm

burlingtonboaby wrote:We were at Sango last week for 9 days,despite the rain and gale force wind (smashing hab door latches) we loved it.
Yes it's dirty, yes its full of Foreign vans, it cost me £18 a night compared to £35 at Rosemarkie .
Beautiful beaches , we had a great time, met lots of really friendly people.
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How come it only cost you £18? It cost me £20 (£8 each plus £4 electric). We only paid £21 at Rosemarkie as it was out of season.

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Post by burlingtonboaby on Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:06 pm

Are Paul,if you book for 7 days, you only pay for 6 which is £17+, we stopped on for another few days and rounded of at £18 a night.
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Post by bikeralw on Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:16 pm

£35! Just up the road from Rosemarkie at Cromarty you can stay on a grassy area right by the beach for nothing.
Along with two other vans and half a dozen tents we stayed there 3 days last year, lovely place. The village pub and eateries benefited greatly by our stay!
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Post by jubejube on Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:20 pm

HI Paul,It's funny decor ,my husbands a bit of an artist,causes many a smile,some people come and speak to us about it and if it makes them happy why not.  snigger Jubejube
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Post by Paulmold on Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:26 pm

bikeralw wrote:£35! Just up the road from Rosemarkie at Cromarty you can stay on a grassy area right by the beach for nothing.
Along with two other vans and half a dozen tents we stayed there 3 days last year, lovely place. The village pub and eateries benefited greatly by our stay!
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We went there just for an afternoon. Presume you mean the field after the prefab bungalows. Didn't notice any restriction signs but then we weren't looking. Did have a nice tea and cake from a cafe, wasn't much else there that was open.

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Post by bikeralw on Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:18 pm

Never noticed any prefabs Paul. It's by a park near the tiny ferry terminal, up a few steps and you're in the village centre. The pub (hotel) is right by the harbour, very busy when we were there. The restaurant is world famous and we had to book well in advance to get a table, folk come from as far away as Inverness!
For anyone in the area I highly recommend it.
http://www.sutorcreek.co.uk/book
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Post by bikeralw on Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:18 pm

I've just checked on Google Earth where we parked up in Cromarty. If you go to 57.6825n 4.034w then look around on street view you'll see a Nuevo parked in the exact spot. It's not ours, but I wonder if it's anyone on here?
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Post by Paulmold on Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:32 pm

That's where I meant, not our Nuevo, ours is an ES. Spin around and you'll see the prefabs.

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Post by Liz n on Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:44 pm

Agree that Sango Sands is a wonderful location and we loved that you could walk through a little garden gate straight to the pub! What more could we want?!
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Re: NC 500

Post by burlingtonboaby on Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:10 pm

Another satisfied Sigma owner.   up!
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